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Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm PDT
-- passenger was killed after being trapped inside the vehicle. robert handa is present at today's crash site. >> reporter: as you can see, a memorial is still building for the young man who died. law enforcement agency says this type of scene is becoming all too familiar. police say the teenage driver of this white ford explorer crashed into a pole. neighbors say they came out after hearing an explosion. >> flames on the fire probably 15, 20 feet at the most. but you know pretty intense. >> a young man the passenger was killed at the scene. and friends set up a memorial with his picture and name. the medical examiner's office has not released the name yet. >> reporter: police say the driver 18-year-old mitch pennings was arrested for felony driving under the influence, and vehicle manslaughter. pennings was intoxicated and was found walking about a block from the scene. today's incident follows last friday's crash when a teenage driver was arrested for dui after his sedan collided with a big rig. one passenger died and four others were injured. last week in san jose, another teena
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Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm PDT
with the chp on november seven. robert handa. >>> friends and family are mourning the passing of broth. broth was killed last friday when the car he was riding in collided with a big rig. the car's 16-year-old driver is facing manslaughter and dui charges. >>> a judge ruled today that the trial of two oakland men accused of chilling journalist chauncey bailey will begin november 8th. the judge says he wants to see how jury selection proceeds in the case. bay and mackey are accused of planning the murder of bailey when he wrote articles articles critical of the bakery. >>> ktvu's david stevenson is in the city now with the details. david-- >> reporter: julie the hospital planned on the site of this old hotel would be one of the biggest land use projects in the city in decades. but some neighborhood residents say it's too big to be built in their backyard. >> where are you going to put the ambulance? where are you going to put the people. >> reporter: the san francisco planning commission this afternoon heard from thousands of cathedral hill and tenderloin residents. worried about
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Sep 8, 2010 7:00pm PDT
understanding. robert handa reports. >> what if he gave the koran burning party and nobody came? >> reporter: they held a new service conference today in paulo alto promoting unity to counter the quran burning in florida is. >> as an american, mr. jones may have the right to do this but it does not make it the right thing to do. >> reporter: the organizers say that organa democrat label showcase positive relationships with the muslim community in. >> there is a survey that many americans have a negative impression but a majority have never met a muslim. >> reporter: they point out that extremist exist in all religions and do not identify with muslim extremists. >> i feel people have hijacked the name of my faith. they have committed an atrocity. >> reporter: for bay area groups this comes at a time when there has been small or large protests for mosque's. >> do not hide, meet the people i am sure they would be happy to welcome them and they talk to muslims and find out that they are not that different. >> reporter: the rally here goes a -- absolute growing list of pro- muslim ra
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Sep 22, 2010 7:00pm PDT
jose, robert handa. >>> similac is recalling millions of containers of baby formula over concerns about an insect contamination created abbott laboratories that makes the formula says that beagle and larva were found at a michigan plant and to consumers reported the problem. the recall affects a balance, 12.4-ounce, and 12.9-ounce containers of powdered formula. the lucrative formula is not affected and ktvu.com has a link to check to see if your formula is safe. >>> the federal government said more than half of troubled homeowners have dropped out of home loss prevention program. a hundred thousand homeowners have stopped participating. that is 51% of participants who were signed up. the percentage increased by 3% since august 1st. reports by critics say that the program has failed to slow the tide of foreclosure. >>> the dow finished well over 21 points and the nasdaq fell by 14. >> people gathered outside of the main gate in berkeley today to protest recent laos. the union says that they are laid off 29 million workers and that does not make sense of $10 million in tax breaks.
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Sep 3, 2010 7:00pm PDT
now as robert handa reports crews have found much more. >> reporter: search team were in the marine headlands, they recalled 600 feet down a cliff looking for human remains. the us park police rangers and berlin county sheriff's investigators converged here after a kayaker on monday reported seeing a human skull in the co- >> we do not know whether or not -- it is precautionary for us. >> reporter: the skull and several other phones appear to be those of an adult and have been here for a year and the remains along with clothes and jewelry have not given investigators in indication whether it's a man only women. visitors were rattled by the discovery especially when they heard the victims may have fallen from the point where they were standing. >> it freaks me out a lot. that is the first thing i said to him i am holding on to you because that's what scares me to. >> reporter: the wind and truly made this search more difficult. >> there own actions tend to bring rockfall on them and they are looking for things as mostly persons two to. >> reporter: they had a late discovery of more r
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Sep 20, 2010 11:30pm PDT
bay officials and residents are glad to have. but they want more from pg & e. robert handa has our report. >> reporter: the light rail line runs along first street here in the north san jose neighborhood that's home to high tech business. it's also home to an underground pipeline that's on the list of pg & e's highest risk pipeline all of them in need of maintenance and repair and another pipeline on the list is near by plus two more just over the city line in milpedas. >> it's kind of scary of course, and you want to make sure that they're taking care of it. we don't want to see any more accidents happen that's for sure. >> reporter: the transportation agency that operating the south rail light system wants more information about repairs. >> pg & e were aware of the facilities, but it was not on our radar. >> reporter: major chuck reed has an idea of what he would like pg & e to do to make people feel safer. >> if you say what pg & e does to shut down pipelines with problems, they have the ability to be able to take action before we have an explosion. >> reporter: some people say
FOX
Sep 20, 2010 10:00pm PDT
officials and residents are glad to have. but they want more from pg & e. robert handa has our report. >> reporter: the light rail line runs along first street here in the north san jose neighborhood that's home to high tech business. it's also home to an underground pipeline that's on the list of pg & e's highest risk pipeline all of them in need of maintenance and repair and another pipeline on the list is near by plus two more just over the city line in milpedas. >> it's kind of scary of course, and you want to make sure that they're taking care of it. we don't want to see any more accidents happen that's for sure. >> reporter: the transportation agency that operating the south rail light system wants more information about repairs. >> pg & e were aware of the facilities, but it was not on our radar. >> reporter: major chuck reed has an idea of what he would like pg & e to do to make people feel safer. >> if you say what pg & e does to shut down pipelines with problems, they have the ability to be able to take action before we have an explosion. >> reporter: some people say they fe
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
danger. >>> a rally is planned in san jose for friday. robert handa is live there now with their mission. robert? >> reporter: gasia, we are in san jose at the site of the anti-koran burning rally. this is james mcintyre plaza, where this friday a huge rally is scheduled to denounce the florida event. >> what if reverend terry jones gave a koran-burning party and nobody came? >> reporter: religious leaders of many faiths held a news conference announcing a rally on friday promoting unity to counter the koran burning in florida. >> as an american, mr. jones may have the right todo this, but it does not make it the right thing to do. >> reporter: the organizers say the rally will showcase positive relationships with the muslim community and encourage people to go beyond tolerance. >> don't just say, let us challenge each other -- [ inaudible ] >> there is a survey that many americans have a negative impression of muslims but many americans have never met them. >> reporter: organizers point out extremists -- >> i feel angry. i feel people have hijacked the name of my faith. they hav
FOX
Sep 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
, robert handa will have more on that list and tell us what the utility told mayor reed what it intends to do about the pipeline. >>> these weekend crews may begin removing the ruins of the homes destroyed. there's concerns of asbestos, metal left behind. the san mateo health department says a special contractor will come in and handle the removal. they say health risks will stay low as long as the removal doesn't create a lot of dust. >>> almost two weeks after the explosion, six victims are still in the hospital. four are recovering at st. francis hospital in san francisco. doctors today say they are making slow but steady progress. two other patients are being treated at san francisco general hospital. one suffered burns. the other is treated for smoke inhalation and is in fair condition. for the latest on the san bruno disaster, including the list that pg&e released today on where the gas pipelines are located, go to ktvu.com. when you're there just go to the "right now" section. >>> alameda county prosecutors announced a third person is facing charges in connection with the shootin
FOX
Sep 16, 2010 5:00pm PDT
from a new tv ad by boxer. robert handa is joining us now with the very latest. >> reporter: fiorina did bring her campaign here to downtown san jose and silican valley, attacking her opponent and touting ads. her opponent just put out ads touting jobs and attacking her opponent. carley fiorina came to friendly territory today. >> let me say how proud we are to endorse you for the u.s. senate and we wish you all the best and we look forward to new leadership. >> reporter: the round table asked the candidate questions about how she plans to create jobs. she says the key is creating jobs in america. >> we are destroying jobs in this state and in this nation because of the policies that barbara boxer has pursued. >> reporter: that has been the theme of fiorina's ads against boxer. and yesterday boxer put out her first negative jobs against fiorina. >> she doesn't understand that companies all throughout this valley have having to make the agonizing choice to go some place else. >> reporter: political sign analyst melinda jackson says outsources still hits home in silican valley but says
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Sep 14, 2010 5:00pm PDT
public meeting has been going on all afternoon, robert handa is there he joins us now with an update. >> reporter: the city would rather have the high speed rail train traveling underneath downtown not overhead. but the city doesn't have a say in the final decision, at least not yet. people in the planned 51 51 project are used to high speed rail already: at today's city counsel sill meeting, many residents and the downtown business association agreed. >> we like what la what san francisco, what anaheim are getting which is a tunnel with development on top of it. >> reporter: but the high speed rail authority doesn't like the under ground tunnel because it's difficult to build and it would come five times more than an overhead design. the message, san jose wants the tunnel option on the table or it wants direct input and final approval of an elevated iconic overhead structure. >> i'm thinking, disney world. the monorail, it's elevated. we like it. >> this could be another embarcadero freeway or it could be an iconic entry way. >> reporter: rod derdon acknowledges san jose coul
FOX
Sep 29, 2010 10:00pm PDT
cuts and as robert handa reports now. teachers and students are deeply concerned on how it will impact their learning. >> what are they asking us to bring? >> reporter: jennifer thomas is an english teacher who isn't looking forward to her five days off. but district employees decided to accept five furlough days in order to avoid lay offs. it amounts to almost a 3% pay loss. but for thomas the real loss is the crucial instruction time for students. in all, 1,200 nonteaching workers will be gone for good. >> we'll probably start to get a sense o that next summertime when we start to see our text results rolling in and thinking about the curriculum we didn't get to share are our students. >> reporter: students say at a week off sound pretty good, but not in terms of their education. >> you can't recover certain things like that. >> we have home work but we're going to be missing so much material that's available to us in class, we're talking to teachers and interacting with students. we have so much material to cover this year and it's going to be so hard to regain that when we c
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. live in redwood city, robert handa, ktvu channel channel 2 news. >>> the man who police say shot and killed a deputy is back in the area. andrew barrientos was flown in and is being held at the county jail. he was arrested just a few feet from the border with mexico after police say he took off from the shooting scene in oakland the day before. he is scheduled to be arranged on tuesday. >>> today people showed up to donate blood for officer young. since his shooting almost a week ago, young has had several surgeries and blood transfusions. his condition was upgraded this week from critical to serious. >>> and now to the latest on that killing spree that left five people dead in the east bay. today new steps are being taken to determine whether the bodies of two women are linked to a string of crime and we're getting more information on an elderly man in custody who's linked to one of the victims. ktvu's allie rasmus is live with the latest. >> reporter: the coroner performed autopsies on two women found in this vallejo home behind me. the autopsy report will not be available for
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm PDT
parking spaces aren't necessarily facing the wrong way but it sure looks like it. robert handa is there to show us and to explain. >> reporter: we're here on what might be the most unpopular street in freemont these days. not because it's near city hall but because of these experimental new spaces that slant against traffic. this is the typical parking pattern we saw tonight, a driver sees the spaces, slants in the posite direction and hesitates. possibly wondering if he's going the wrong way on a one way street. the driver sees that he has to park the wrong wa so he waits for traffic and slants back in. crooked? yes, so he decides he better find a better parking space. the parking spots are being tested because for planners, vehicles parking outward may help meet a new law for complete streets, meaning lanes with bike lanes. >> backing out a car from a diogonal space, you can't see bicyclers. >> reporter: our camera was running when, well, this woman parked a little crooked. >> if you're a few spots off, it's hard to see the lines coming back. >> reporter: a lot of other people t
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Sep 29, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. the reasons are budget cuts and as robert handa reports now. teachers and students are deeply concerned on how it will impact their learning. >> what are they asking us to bring? >> reporter: jennifer thomas is an english teacher who isn't looking forward to her five days off. but district employees decided to accept five furlough days in order to avoid lay offs. it amounts to almost a 3% pay loss. but for thomas the real loss is the crucial instruction time for students. in all, 1,200 nonteaching workers will be gone for good. >> we'll probably start to get a sense o that next summertime when we start to see our text results rolling in and thinking about the curriculum we didn't get to share are our students. >> reporter: students say that a week off sound pretty good, but not in terms of their education. >> you can't recover certain things like that. >> we have home work but we're going to be missing so much material that's available to us in class, we're talking to teachers and interacting with students. we have so much material to cover this year and it's going to be so ha
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Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm PDT
default of student loans could be in the hundreds of billions of dollars. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> back now to the disaster in san bruno. we do have some developing news, within the past two hours, dozens of people were allowed past the fences there and into the disaster area and john sasaki is live in san bruno with more on that part of the story. >> reporter: i want to tell you, first of all, that we are at the church of the highlands where in less than two hours, representative jackie speier will be hosting a briefing between federal and state and local officials and the residents here in san bruno right now some folks are pulling in. these are probably residents here in san bruno getting ready for this trying to find out the latest. just about 5:30, if we can show the video that we shot from newschopper2, we were there as the last of the red-tagged residents finished up their tour of the firestone. several big buses carried about 100 residents who lost everything, lost their holes, lost the contents, just basically escaped with the clothing on th
FOX
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm PDT
bodies. live in redwood city, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the man who police say shot an understand cover freemont police officer is back in the bay area today. the alameda county sheriff's released this booking photo of barrientos. barrientos faces 10 charges for shooting officer young while he was trying to arrest him. >>> san san francisco police officers donated blood in honor of that shot police officer. officials say officer todd young was shot twice in the pelvis, he has undergone surgery and remains in serious condition. >>> police today named a second suspect in the deaths of two women who's decomposed bodies were found inside a vallejo home tuesday night. this as officers uncover more evidence and try to unravel the murder of two people. allie rasmus has the story. >> reporter: the coroner conducted autopsies on the two women who were found in this home earlier this week. today we learned a little bit more on the man who lived in this home with one of those women and police say he is the suspect in the two women's deaths. police say writtenhouse is the suspect i
FOX
Sep 29, 2010 6:00pm PDT
million, robert handa, community news. >>> the california community colleges have taken a big hit because of state-wide budget crises. they failed to deliver a $450 million payment yesterday to the community college system. that is on top of the $400 million in missed payments since july. to survive, individual colleges have borrowed money, put a freeze on spending, and delayed paying their vendors. >>> the state is on the verge of handing out ious because the governor and lawmakers can't agree on a budget. for a second straight day the governor and legislative leaders did not meet to try to close the $19 billion budget gap. state controller john chung says he will decide next week if california will begin issuing those ious. >>> a pension reform proposal is getting big buzz in san francisco and reporters are hoping that buzz turns into votes as they go up against unions trying to defeat proposition b. ktvu's david seen son is now live with the latest on this, david? >> supporters of proposition b call it much needed pension reform. opponents call it bad medicine. [ yelling ] >> firefight
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Sep 28, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: ice has not responded to their calls. live in san jose robert handa. >>> will the bay area continue the heat? >>> what happened to a former president today? he was on a flight heading to cleveland. >>> first a look at closing numbers from wall street. dow gained 46 points and the nasdaq rose 9. >>> they call proposition 24 a job tax. it will tax california businesses for creating new jobs. >> former president jimmy carter is resting comfortably in a cleveland hospital tonight. he developed an upset stomach on a flight from atlanta to cleveland. carter's grandson said the 85- year-old former president is doing fine and there is no cause for concern for his long you have term health. he has been in the midst of a tour promoting his latest book. >>> ole moe park is closed due to the heat and fire damage. no public access is allowed. the park could open by tomorrow but it could also remain closed if the usual number of firefighters on duty have been spent somewhere else. >>> more now on our hot weather and when we might get some relief. let's go back to bill. >> we have seen th
KICU
Sep 20, 2010 7:00pm PDT
involved in those projects. in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> pg&e has set up a hotline and the number is on your screen 8-887-437-4312 we have posted a link to the entire list of all 100 pipeline segments on her homepage. ktvu.com. >>> police have arrested a third person. francisco sierras is accused of being an accessory after a fact. he said he admits helping andrew barrientos after he shot officer todd young. police arrested at barrientos in san diego. they are due in court this wednesday. >>> an aspiring rapper now faces life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering four people one year ago. and a plea agreement the 21- year-old man admitted he killed his 16-year-old girlfriend, her parents and a friend of hers. he met the 16-year-old on line and were fans of his rap music. he traveled to virginia where she was living and said that he and the teen had a fight after attending a rap show which led to the murder. >>> attack happened near the south end of snow avenue outside san jose city limits at about 7:45 a.m. the one and bought off the attacker and screamed for
FOX
Aug 31, 2010 5:15pm PDT
putting the city at risk. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose with more on this, robert. >> reporter: this station near downtown san jose is virtually empty and area fire coverage has rotating crews. today firefighters say they know this system is not effective but they are hiding it from the public. baha said she got scared during multiple fires here on tuesday. >> fire goes so fast, and we don't know how fast it can move. >> eventually the crystal flaming igniting everything beneath it. >> reporter: today the firefighters union showed how fast a fire could spread then played a audio tape from caty. >> when fire extends beyond room of origin, you get an eight to 10 time destruction. >> he gasped, he said the public will never accept that you can't say that. >> this is another piece of information kept from the public. >> reporter: katy is out of town but major chuck reed said the city has never misled the public. they will also looking for a cut in the city. >> it's not a joke not to have a job, it's also note a joke not to be safe in the community. >> reporter: dynamic
KICU
Sep 3, 2010 11:30pm PDT
bridge. robert handa reports what's down the cliff crews found more than the skull. >> reporter: visitors battled the fog and wind to photograph the golden gate bridge searchers repelled 600 feet down a cliff looking for human remains. u.s. park police, rangers and marin county sheriff's investigators converged here after a kayaker on monday reported seeing a human skull in a coffee. >> we are treating a crime scene but we don't know whether it was accidental. it is precautionary to treat it as a crime scene. >> reporter: searchers say the skull and upper body and torso bones they also found appear to be those of an adult and have been here for about a year. the remains along with clothes and jewelry nearby haven't given investigators an indication if it's a man or a woman. some visitors were rattled by the discovery, especially when they heard the victim may have fallen from the vista point where they were standing. >> that freaks me out a lot. the first thing i said to him is i am holding on to you because this wind scares me. >> reporter: the wind and terrain made the search
FOX
Sep 3, 2010 10:00pm PDT
people enjoyed the breathtaking views of the golden gate bridge. robert handa reports what's down the cliff crews found more than the skull. >> reporter: visitors battled the fog and wind to photograph the golden gate bridge searchers repelled 600 feet down a cliff looking for human remains. u.s. park police, rangers and marin county sheriff's investigators converged here after a kayaker on monday reported seeing a human skull in a coffee. >> we are treating a crime scene but we don't know whether it was accidental. it is precautionary to treat it as a crime scene. >> reporter: searchers say the skull and upper body and torso bones they also found appear to be those of an adult and have been here for about a year. the remains along with clothes and jewelry nearby haven't given investigators an indication if it's a man or a woman. some visitors were rattled by the discovery, especially when they heard the victim may have fallen from the vista point where they were standing. >> that freaks me out a lo the first thing i said to him is i am holding on to you because this wind scares me. >
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Sep 24, 2010 5:00pm PDT
about? ktvu's robert handa is live in the south bay tonight to tell us. >> reporter: well frank, we're in the san jose foothills where it's already pretty warm. we wanted to give you a look at the areas where ktvu chief meteorologist bill martin says will be the hot spots. and there it is, all of it. once the heat kicks in we're all going to be feeling the heat. hot and getting hotter. >> fog will be coming down and hopefully cooling the temperature. >> summer is over. >> summer is over buddy. >> reporter: hot temperatures in september shouldn't be unexpected. but when it's hot outside, children and seniors can underestimate the outcomes. >> they could suffer from heat exhaustion. it's when you start getting dehydrated you might get a little light headed. maybe a little upset stomach. >> reporter: a lot of people began beating the heat near the ocean today for the santa cruz beach boardwalk. workers are relieved they have a good summer and are delighted to get a summer weekends during offseason or so called shoulder season. >> well september and october are our shoulder seasons
FOX
Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. live in san jose, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san jose police are searching for a hit and run driver who killed a bicyclist this morning. the 25-year-old man was struck and killed about 6:50 this morning on lo aceros road. police have been unable to find any witnesses to the action and are asking anyone who may have seen that accident to please give them a call. >>> oakland police believe two robberies and sexual assaults of women near lake merit may have been carried out by the same man. police believe the same man is responsible for both attacks. police are warning the suspect that robberies often tame place when people are distracted when getting in or out of their cars or talking on their cell phones. >>> a town learned more about the top 100 risky pipes list. pg & e just submitted the list more concerns are being raised. tom vacar joins us now from south san francisco. >> reporter: south san francisco governor is amazed on what he saw on pg & e's riskiest 100 pipelines risk. >> it surprised me we weren't on thereafter we heard reports that we're at one of the risk
FOX
Sep 7, 2010 5:00pm PDT
with lawsuits to force san jose to use up time and money with city fights. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> hewell packerd is saying not so fast. hp is suing hurd to prevent hurd from becoming co-owner of oracle. >> the question arising why didn't they get not get a noncompete agreement from mr. hurt that could have been enforced against mr. oracle as well as mr. hurd. >> reporter: hp is trying another tactic to keep hurd away from oracle for a few years. >> hp is certainly collect that mr. hurd carries in his head a lot of trade secrets. >> reporter: since oracle does and is increasing it's competition with hp and servers, storage systems and business software, hp calls that a conflict. >> maybe a case of trying to close the barn doors after the horse has gone. when the horse could have been bridled on the way out. >> reporter: the lawsuit and state court brings up the potential that embarrassing facts can come out what happened with hp between hurd and hp when hurd made his departure. >> that could cause issues that are not anticipated on both sides. >> reporter: hp re
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